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In 1974, the federal Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) funded a study of injury patterns involving bathing surfaces. The study found the majority of injuries were due to slips and falls. The data from the CPSC-driven tribometry research was used to develop (with the cooperation of bathing surface manufacturers) a standardized test specification and minimum traction threshold. The standard that resulted in 1979, ASTM F462, was a positive step forward — but over 36 years the shortcomingsdoi:10.51501/jotnafe.v33i1.26 fatcat:hvkl3pdlpje2fpckxxpibig2s4